Antisocial Personality Disorder Symptoms

(Also Known As: Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms, Personality Disorder Symptoms, Bipolar Symptoms, Antisocial Symptoms, Psychopathy Symptoms, Sociopath Symptoms, Sociopathic Personality Disorder Symptoms)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

What are the Symptoms of Antisocial Personality Disorder?

Careless and irresponsible behavior are the main characteristics of an individual with antisocial personality disorder. And no matter how immoral their actions, they display a complete lack of remorse, shame and regret.

Some other characteristics of people with antisocial personality disorder include:

  • Frequently lies or is dishonest
  • Steals
  • Manipulates others using charismatic or appealing words
  • Easily gets angry or irritable
  • Often violates the law
  • Frequently ignores the rights of others
  • Frequently gets involved in fights
  • Disregards his/her own safety as well as that of others
  • Abuses children
  • Feels little empathy
  • Bullies or terrorizes people
  • Behaves aggressively
  • Acts irresponsibly
  • Acts negligently in work and school and in family relationships

If you or someone you know has the above-mentioned signs and symptoms, it is important that you see a doctor or mental health specialist or other health care professional immediately to lessen the possibility of the terrible results of this disorder. 4

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